On-Demand Webinar

Cloud-Based Retail Analytics for Next-Gen Merchandise Planning

Learn how top brands are using new technology to make intelligent decisions and automation seamless across their data.


About the webinar

Today’s retailers need to be ready for the next generation of merchandising to keep pace with local demand and relevance – wherever their customers shop.

Their analytics solutions must allow them to rapidly transform merchandising and demand-management processes overnight, making intelligent decisions and automation seamless across all their data.

In this webinar, experts from Microsoft Azure and SAS will explain how top brands are embracing the next generation of analytics to make it a reality.

Be sure to check out part 2 and part 3 of this series.

What you'll learn:

  • The biggest merchandise planning challenges facing retailers and CPG brands today.
  • Best practices and success stories on how retailers are meeting these business challenges head-on.
  • How your organization can achieve ROI even faster with these strategies and the all-new SAS® Intelligent Planning Suite.

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About the Experts

Dan Mitchell, Director of Global Retail and CPG Practice, SAS

Dan Mitchell is the Director of SAS’ Global Retail and CPG Industry team, which conducts retail analytics research and provides sales support and market development worldwide. His team provides both business and technical knowledge and analytics expertise and helps retailers address new business problems. Mitchell has more than 20 years of experience designing and benchmarking retail analytics applications with SAS.

Colin Wright, Worldwide Industry Solutions Director (Cloud and Advanced Analytics) for Retail and Consumer Goods, Microsoft

Colin Wright serves on the Global Industry Team for the Retail Commercial Business at Microsoft. He works deeply with customers and partners for their digital transformation to the cloud and specializes in advanced analytics, BI, machine learning and artificial intelligence solutions that are highly relevant to the retail, consumer packaged goods, and travel and transport industries.